Thursday, November 8, 2007

Some interesting Mayfield/LCHS tidbits

MAYFIELD:
• Mayfield has scored 922 points in the 41-game series, an average of 22.48 points a game.
• The total points differential in the 41-game series favors Mayfield, who has won by an average of 6.92 points a game.
• Mayfield has only been shutout once in this series (1992, 34-0).
• Mayfield has shutout Las Cruces eight times in 41 games, which accounts for 19.5 percent of the games played in the series.
• The most points Mayfield has scored in a series game is 56 (1995, 56-22).
• Mayfield has scored in double figures in 36 of the 41 games played, 14 of the last 15 games, and 18 of the past 20.
• Only five times in the series has Mayfield been held to seven points or less (1967, 1968, 1986, 1992, 2000).
• Of the 23 games Mayfield has won in the series it has scored 702 points an average of 30.52 points in those games. Las Cruces has been limited to 193 points, an average of 8.39 points. The Trojans’ average margin of victory has been 22.13 points.
• In the series, Mayfield has scored 40 or more points in a game seven times, and 30 or more points 11 times.
• Of its 23 victories in the series, Mayfield has never scored less than 14 points.
• Only five times has Mayfield been limited to seven points or less. (1967, 1968, 1986, 1992, 2000).
• Mayfield wide receiver Freddy Young, son of former New Mexico State linebacker Freddy Young Sr., leads the Trojans with 27 catches.

LAS CRUCES:
• Las Cruces has scored 638 points in the series for an average of 15.56 points a game.
• Las Cruces has been shutout eight times in this series (1970, 1971, 1977, 1981, 1984, 1989, 19990, 1996). In those games, the Dawgs gave up 231 points, an average of 28.8 points. Mayfield’s shutouts account for 26.36 percent of the total points it has scored in the series.
• Las Cruces’ shutouts have accounted for 19.5 percent of the 41 games played in the series.
• Take away the eight shutouts, and Las Cruces has averaged 19.33 points in 33 games in the series.
• The most points Las Cruces has scored in a series game is 39 (1993, 39-14).
• Las Cruces has scored in double figures in 26 of the 41 games played.
• Of the 17 games Las Cruces has won in the series it has scored 447 points, an average of 26.29 points in those games. Mayfield has been limited to 199 points, an average of 11.7 points. The Bulldawgs’ average margin of victory has been 14.59 points.
• Las Cruces has been limited to single digits in 15 of 41 games (1970, 71, 73, 74, 77, 79, 81, 84, 89, 90, 94, 96, 2001, 03, 06).
• Of its 17 victories in the series, Las Cruces has never scored less than 13 points.
• Of its victories, Las Cruces has scored 30 or more points five times, and 20 or more points 13 times.
• This year, the Bulldawgs have two 1,000 yard rushers in Dante Caro (1,209) and James Hall Jr. (1,360).
• Hall has scored 21 touchdowns on the season, three games with three touchdowns.

— Courtesy of mostly Sun-News Reporter Steve Ramirez